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ndancer
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re: Rock-Paper-Scissors-Lizard-Spock
ndancer   10/8/2012 10:53:12 PM
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Dear outsourced - I remember that as, "A Smith and Wesson beats four aces."

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re: Rock-Paper-Scissors-Lizard-Spock
anon9303122   10/3/2012 7:08:00 PM
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That's funny. Reminds me of friends of ours from Scotland who enjoyed "Woodies" for breakfast, apparently a Scottish term for waffles. Since they were living in the U.S. at the time (1990's), we delicately told them what the colloquial definition of a "Woodie" in the U.S. at that time.

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re: Rock-Paper-Scissors-Lizard-Spock
antedeluvian   10/2/2012 8:25:17 PM
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You may not need "bare" arms for RPS, but you certainly need "bare" hands, "right" or left. Please forgive the very poor puns...

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re: Rock-Paper-Scissors-Lizard-Spock
Paul A. Clayton   10/2/2012 3:46:08 PM
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I believe it was presented at the end of "Dragon Rules", the episode with the king's rest day and Dragon being too big and clumsy to play bandyball. Ending the episode by having everyone wanting to play with Dragon (in the less bruising game of rock, parchment, sword) was a nice touch.

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re: Rock-Paper-Scissors-Lizard-Spock
another nickname   10/2/2012 3:13:08 PM
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Once, somewhere in rural PA, I challenged a first-grader to RPS and, sure enough, on the GO he made a gun off his fingers and said "Gun beats everything". RPS is for people who don't have second amendment.

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re: Rock-Paper-Scissors-Lizard-Spock
David Ashton   10/2/2012 9:12:36 AM
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I'm sure both of them are more interesting than antique storage media!!

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re: Rock-Paper-Scissors-Lizard-Spock
MindTech   10/1/2012 3:02:44 PM
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You really want to get an involved game of RPS going try RPS-25 http://www.umop.com/rps25.htm

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re: Rock-Paper-Scissors-Lizard-Spock
MindTech   10/1/2012 3:01:08 PM
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I love Jane and Dragon! How did I miss their version of RPS?

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re: Rock-Paper-Scissors-Lizard-Spock
antedeluvian   10/1/2012 1:42:18 PM
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Funny coincidence- Mary Roach (a popular science writer) has written several books, among them one called "Stiff" and on called "Bonk". The former (which is better in my opinion) is about death and what happens to the body from that point. The latter is about sex (this is an adult forum, right?) and what happens to the body before and after that "point".

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re: Rock-Paper-Scissors-Lizard-Spock
David Ashton   9/30/2012 11:40:23 PM
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HI Aubrey. Remember how in Zim/SA we used to call the old 5-1/4 inch disks "Floppies" and the more rigid 3-1/2 disks "Stiffies"? When I got to Australia I discovered that "Stiffie" had an entirely different meaning... :-)

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